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Epicene Women Lens Cloth

Epicene Women Lens Cloth

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Lens cloth depicting a circular posted in the New Zealand Free Lance on 22 November 1902 by Henry Wright, asking electioneering women not to call at his home. New Zealand was a the first country in the world to give women the right to vote in 1893.

Read more about the journey to women's suffrage on the Parliament website.

Image Credit: Wright, Henry Charles Clarke, 1844-1936. Wright, Henry Charles Clarke, 1844-1936 :Notice to epicene women. Electioneering women are requested not to call here. 12706 - Alex Ferguson, Printer, Wellington. [1902]. Ref: Eph-B-WOMEN-1902-01. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand.


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